By Patrick Munn | October 31, 2018 - 2:47 pm | No Comments
To borrow from former U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden: "this is a big f***ing deal". In what is undoubtedly the BBC's biggest move in U.S. scripted acquisitions in years, they have inked a content partnership (effectively an output deal) with FX Networks that will make the Beeb the UK home to all future FX original comedy and drama series.
By Patrick Munn | August 18, 2017 - 12:01 am | No Comments
After a couple of months of ambiguity, BBC Two has now closed a deal with Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution to acquire the first window UK rights to The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story. BBC Two will air the second season of American Crime Story in 2018, shortly after it launches on FX in the United States.
By Patrick Munn | June 14, 2017 - 9:46 am | 6 Comments
FX is reshuffling the future installments of American Crime Story. Katrina, which was previously announced as the next season, has been pushed, with Versace now set to air as the show's second season. Versace is expected to air in early 2018, with Katrina following later in the year.
By Patrick Munn | April 26, 2017 - 5:06 pm | No Comments
American Crime Story is returning to the Beeb. BBC Two has picked up the first run UK broadcast rights to the second season of Ryan Murphy's FX anthology series from international distributor Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution, TVWise has learned.
By Patrick Munn | April 7, 2017 - 8:39 pm | No Comments
FX is adding to the cast of American Crime Story. Ricky Martin has boarded the anthology drama series from Ryan Murphy for its third season, subtitled Versace, TVWise has learned. He will play Antonio D'Amico, the longtime partner of murdered fashion designer Gianni Versace.
By Patrick Munn | January 12, 2017 - 7:47 pm | No Comments
At the top of their executive panel at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour, FX announced that they had renewed American Horror Story for a further two seasons. Network topper John Landgraf also announced that the second seasons of American Crime Story and Atlanta have been delayed until 2018.